Bourinot's Rules of Order: A Manual on the Practices and Usages of the House of Commons of Canada and on the Procedure at Public Assemblies, Including Meetings of Shareholders

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McClelland & Stewart, Jan 14, 2011 - Reference - 71 pages
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Nervous about chairing a meeting? Puzzled by the lingo of quorums and motions and adjournments? Wondering how to prevent someone from monopolizing the discussion?
 
Bourinot’s Rules of Order is the definitive guide to conducting meetings, large and small, formal and relaxed. Based on the procedures of the House of Commons in Ottawa, these rules outline all the steps and the details you need to know to run or take part in fair and successful meetings. Stanford’s succinct and clearly written directions will help you get through your agenda in the smoothest and most effective way possible.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
The Parliamentary Rules
18
Rules and Usages for Assemblies Generally Article Part III
19
3
32
4l 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Rules
39
Changing the Rules Suspension of Rules Assemblies
40
Notice of Meetings
41
The Presiding Ofiicer Absence of Presiding Officer
42
Methods of Voting
54
Order
56
Privilege Closing the Meeting
57
Minutes and Records
58
Committees Reports
60
General
62
Assemblies and Organizations 51 52 53 54 55 Lawful and Unlawful Assemblies
64
Procedure at Public Meetings
65

Duties of the Chair
43
Choosing the Presiding Officer Quorum
45
Order of Business Motions
46
Reconsideration Amendments
48
Notice of Motion
49
Motions for Special Purposes Debate
50
Putting the Question
53
Formation of Associations Societies
67
Drafl Constitution Election of Officers
71
Company Meetings
81
Some Illustrations
95
39
111
70
112
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